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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41507
Last updated: 14 January 2020
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Date:06-AUG-1985
Time:15:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna A150M
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N9807J
C/n / msn: A1500616
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Levelland, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLT HAD BEEN OBSERVED TO MAKE TAKEOFFS USING MAXIMUM UP ELEVATOR FOR LIFTOFF. THE ELEVATOR WAS FOUND IN A NINETEEN DEGREE UP POSITION AND BOTH THE LEFT HORIZONTAL STABILIZER AND ELEVATOR WERE BENT UPWARD AT THE TIP. THE DOWN ELEVATOR CLEVIS WAS OBSERVED JAMMED AGAINST A SECTION OF BULKHEAD PREVENTING THE PILOT FROM UTILIZING NOSE DOWN ELEVATOR PRIOR TO IMPACT. THE ACFT STALLED AND FELL INTO A NOSE DOWN LEFT SPIN, WHICH CONTINUED TO IMPACT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X37468


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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